School of Health and Human Sciences

Clinical Trials Workshop with Dr. Karen Mustain

When: Friday October 15, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nursing and Instructional Building, Room 510


Tips and Strategies for Successful Clinical Trials

(Conceptualizing and proposing clinical trials research grants)

Karen M. Mustian, Ph.D., M.A., M.P.H.

Dean’s Distinguished Endowed Professor of Oncology and Surgery
Co-Director, Wilmot Cancer Institute Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program
Co-Director and MPI of the University of Rochester Cancer Center NCORP Research Base
Director, Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Workshop Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the different phases of Clinical Trials and determine where their clinical trial fits within that pipeline
  2. Identify the key conceptual and writing strategies for a fundable clinical trial: Significance of the problem, background and rationale, and theoretical framework
  3. Construct the Clinical Trials Documents: Learn the parts and pieces that comprise the Clinical Trials Document and strategies for compiling these documents for your proposal

About the Speaker

Karen MustianDr. Mustian is an internationally recognized clinical researcher in the area of cancer control and survivorship with primary foci on investigating the influence of exercise (i.e., exercise, yoga, tai chi) on symptoms and side effects (acute, chronic and late) stemming from cancer and its treatments.

Dr. Mustian is a leader in conducting large, multi-center, phase III clinical trials testing exercise and behavioral interventions among cancer patients and survivors with over 19 years of experience at the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute. She is the PI for several local and nationwide randomized clinical trials funded by the NCI, NCCAM, OCCAM, NINR and DOD. She has an outstanding funding and publication record, acquiring over $80 million in research funding and authoring over 150 articles and book chapters in the field of exercise and cancer control.

Dr. Mustian has been recognized for her excellence in research and leadership with more than 43 awards nationally and globally.

This Event is Jointly Sponsored by:
The Center for Women’s Health and Wellness
School of Health and Human Sciences Office of Research
UNCG Office of Research and Engagement